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    Ukrainian leader calls for further financial aid from IMF, the West
    Sep25

    Ukrainian leader calls for further financial aid from IMF, the West

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called for further help from the International Monetary Fund and the West to help stabilise the national currency, the hyrvnia. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine should settle problems with Moscow before joining EU
    Sep25

    Russia says Ukraine should settle problems with Moscow before joining EU

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday Ukraine should resolve all its problems with Moscow before it can join the European Union, Itar-Tass news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says won't recognise November's separatist election
    Sep25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says won't recognise November's separatist election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and the rest of the world will not recognise local elections planned by pro-Russian separatists next month, President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday, adding that he hoped Russia would follow the same course. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian leader hopes October election will bring mandate for reforms
    Sep25

    Ukrainian leader hopes October election will bring mandate for reforms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he hoped a reformist parliamentary majority would emerge from an election next month to push through an ambitious reform programme to make the country more attractive as a European partner. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader sees country applying for EU membership 'in six years time'
    Sep25

    Ukraine leader sees country applying for EU membership 'in six years time'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he would present a broad plan of social and economic reforms later on Thursday which would allow the former Soviet republic to apply for membership of the European Union in six years. …read more Source: The...

    NATO sees significant pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine
    Sep24

    NATO sees significant pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO has observed a significant withdrawal of Russian forces from inside Ukraine, but many Russian troops remain stationed near the border, an alliance military spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Japan announces additional sanctions on Russia
    Sep24

    Japan announces additional sanctions on Russia

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan said on Wednesday that it is imposing additional sanctions on Russia, toughening its stance against Moscow to bring it more in line with steps taken by other nations, including its key ally the United States. …read more Source: The...

    Putin warns Ukraine against implementing EU deal – letter
    Sep23

    Putin warns Ukraine against implementing EU deal – letter

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Moscow will curtail Ukraine’s access to vital Russian markets if Kiev implements any part of a trade agreement with the European Union, President Vladimir Putin warned in a letter, toughening his stance on a deal at the centre of East-West tensions. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Kazakhstan balanced between Ukraine and post-NATO Afghanistan
    Sep23

    Exclusive – Kazakhstan balanced between Ukraine and post-NATO Afghanistan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Looking at the neighbourhood around Kazakhstan on a spinning globe, the Central Asian nation’s foreign minister sees both partnerships and peril in the form of the Russian-Ukraine crisis and the coming NATO pullout from Afghanistan by year end. …read more Source: The...

    Europe wants Russia, Ukraine to sign interim gas deal in Berlin
    Sep23

    Europe wants Russia, Ukraine to sign interim gas deal in Berlin

    KIEV (Reuters) – The European Commission (EC) will propose that Russia and Ukraine sign an interim gas agreement in Berlin as a step towards resolving their long-standing row over gas prices, Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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